Jane C. Hofmeyer

Jane C. Hofmeyer: Attorney with Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, P.C.
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Serving as chair of the firm's workers' compensation practice group, Jane represents employers in the areas of workers’ compensation and employment law. For more than 20 years, she has represented employers, insurers, and third-party claims administrators in the defense of workers’ compensation matters. She has handled thousands of cases before the Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency, intelligently and aggressively defending her clients and achieving the best possible results. Human resource directors, risk managers, and business owners rely on Jane to provide risk management and claims handling advice to help manage the cost of workers’ compensation claims. Jane’s experience has provided her with remarkable insight into the expert witnesses, attorneys, and magistrates with whom she works. All of this translates into the development of case strategies which attain the most favorable outcomes for her clients.

Jane is also committed to helping human resource professionals and employers comply with state and federal employment laws. Along with the entire Labor & Employment Law team at Smith Haughey, Jane focuses on creating individually tailored employment practices that focus first on prevention and problem solving.

Jane is active in the community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Community Media Center. She is a former president of the Grand Rapids Bar Association's Workers' Compensation section and is a former member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Lansing, including one year of service as the Board President.

News and Publications

April 08 2019

It's High Time for Employers to Consider Policies and Strategies in Light of Michigan's Marijuana Statutes

May 18 2016

Smith Haughey Appoints New Workers' Compensation Law Practice Group Chair

December 19 2012

Smith Haughey Attorney Named to Community Media Center's Board of Directors

February 02 2012

Handling Michigan Claims Following Recent Changes to the Workers' Disability Compensation Act

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Industry Team

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
616.458.5388  Phone
616.774.2461  Fax
University Attended:
College of Wooster, B.A., 1985
Law School Attended:
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1990, Michigan


•State Bar of Michigan (Member, Workers' Compensation and Labor & Employment Law Sections)
•Grand Rapids Bar Association (Member and Former President, Workers' Compensation Section; Member, Labor & Employment Law Section)
•Michigan Self-Insurers Association
•Ingham County Bar Association (1990-1997; President, Young Lawyers Section, 1994-1995; Member, Board of Directors, 1996-1997)
•Community Media Center (Member, Board of Directors)


Peer Reviews

4.3/5.0 (2 reviews)
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